Two Syrians Robbed at Gunpoint in Baalbek

Two Syrian nationals were robbed at gunpoint on Saturday in Baalbek's town of Douris, the state-run National News Agency reported.

Three armed men in a white Mercedes, robbed Hussein Ahmed al-Wahsh and his brother Yassine, thieving 300,000 Lebanese pounds in addition to their identity cards, NNA said.

The assailants hit and threatened the two men, who hail from the Syrian town of Safira in Aleppo province, and left them them behind the Dar al-Amal University Hospital near the international highway, it added.

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